00233 - Civil Procedure Law (R-Z)

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This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.

Good health and well-being Quality education Reduced inequalities Peace, justice and strong institutions

Academic Year 2021/2022

Learning outcomes

The course focuses on fundamental principles of civil procedure. Students are supposed to have an active participation to lessons.

Course contents

The course examines:

constitutional principles in matter of justice

general principles of civil procedure

ordinary proceeding (first instance and ways of remedy)

forced execution

special proceedings

european regulations in matter of civil procedure


Students are free to choose among the different handbooks available.

Here we mention:

Paolo BIAVATI, Argomenti di diritto processuale civile, Bononia University Press, 2020

Claudio CONSOLO, Spiegazioni di diritto processuale civile, Giappichelli, 2019

Francesco P. LUISO, Diritto processuale civile, Giuffrè, 2019

Gian Franco RICCI, Diritto processuale civile, Giappichelli 2017.

As for what concernes rules of law

Lea QUERZOLA, a cura di, Fonti di diritto processuale civile, Giappichelli, 2021.

On the more, the student has to choose one of the following alternatives for the special part:

Biavati-Lupoi, a cura di, Regole europee e giustizia civile, Bononia University Press, 2021 (of all the regulation herein commented, the student has to prepare reg. n. 1215 and other three by his/her own choice);


Zucconi Galli Fonseca, Diritto dell'arbitrato, Bononia University Press, 2016 ((four chapters chosen by the student)



Teaching methods

Participation to lessons is not mandatory, nevertheless it is recommended to better understand the matter and the main topics.

Assessment methods

The first part of the exam, that is oral, takes place in front of a commission of assistants, who will ask at least two questions regarding different parts of the program.

Then, the student will conclude the exam with the professor, that may ask other questions.

The final quotation depends on many factors, such as having completed the whole program, being able to discuss of questions in matter of procedure showing competence and ability in tecnichal reasoning, appropriate language,

Teaching tools

It is recommended to follow the course and Arbitration Law as well as European Union Procedure.

Office hours

See the website of Lea Querzola

See the website of Mario Zoppellari